Artist Talk Marilyn Pappas: A Retrospective – Online Event
Date: August 23, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM EDT / 7:00 PM GMT
About this Free Event
Please join us for an in-depth conversation between renowned fiber artist Marilyn Pappas and curator, writer, and historian Glenn Adamson. The two will discuss the evolution of Pappas’s remarkable career, her role in the studio craft movement of the 1960s, and her current retrospective exhibition at Fuller Craft Museum.
Can’t make it on the 23rd? This program will be recorded, and a viewing link will be available to all registrants until August 30th.
A native of Brockton, Marilyn Pappas received degrees from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Pennsylvania State University. She is a Professor Emerita at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where she taught from 1974 to 1994 and was chair of the 3D Fine Arts Program for nine years. Pappas is the recipient of many awards and fellowships, including The National Endowment of the Arts and The Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College.
Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries across the globe and is included in many public and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Museum of Arts and Design, and the de Young Museum. She currently lives and works at Brickbottom studios in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Glenn Adamson is a curator and writer who works at the intersection of craft, design history and contemporary art. He has previously been Director of the Museum of Arts and Design; Head of Research at the V&A and Curator at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee. He is the co-host of Design in Dialogue, an online interview series co-presented with Friedman Benda gallery.
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